1. UW-Platteville students bring new ideas to popular household appliances

    Photo of the Spectrum appliance cooling team assembling final prototypes of their life cycle testing coffee pot cooling solution. Pictured left to right are Daniel Redington, Michael Zelinsky and Curtis Marschall.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville engineering students have had a hand in some of the new or redesigned household appliances recently hitting the market and industry trade shows, thanks to a partnership between Spectrum Brands and the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science’s Senior Design program. The Senior Design program pairs groups of engineering students with industry […]

  2. UW-Whitewater accounting graduate transitions directly to the full-time MBA, a growing trend

    Photo of Nayeli Govantes Alcantar ’21, who earned a BBA in accounting and business analytics and enrolled in the MBA at UW-Whitewater.

    In recent years, the average age of students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program at UW-Whitewater has slowly drifted downward. While the pandemic influenced this trend in 2020, it began before COVID-19 took hold of the world. Nayeli Govantes Alcantar ’21, who graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration in both Accounting and Business Analytics, […]

  3. Collaboration at the heart of UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    Photo of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers' press conference announcing UW-Eau Claire’s $9.4 million Workforce Innovation Grant

    The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire received a $9.4 million grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. through the agency’s Workforce Innovation Grant program. Gov. Tony Evers announced UW-Eau Claire’s award at a press conference on campus on Dec. 14. UW-Eau Claire’s three-year award, the first of 12 such grants announced across the state, will focus […]

  4. UW-Stout lab renovations include new maker space for fashion, engineering students

    At University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, all of the academic programs have an experiential learning component. For students from seven of those programs, the applied learning and collaborative experiences will be even more robust for years to come with the completion of a $3 million lab and facilities renovation project. The centerpiece of the […]

  5. UW-River Falls to offer international dual degree program, partners with university in the Netherlands

    Photo of Jake Sailer of Sailer’s Food Market and Meat Processing in Elmwood discussing the balancing act between producing new and unique food products while maintaining a reliable supply of successfully branded products.

    The UW System Board of Regents has approved a new undergraduate Bachelor of Science program in international food operations management at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF). This is a first of its kind dual degree program for UWRF involving an international partner, Aeres University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. “I appreciate the support of the […]

  6. UW-Platteville students conduct research at largest pavement research facility

    Photo of (from left) Dr. Danny Xiao, Dylan Notsch, Will Straka, and Nic Oesau.

    Three University of Wisconsin-Platteville civil engineering students recently conducted research at MnROAD, the largest full-scale pavement research facility of its kind in the world, located near Albertville, Minnesota. The research project, led by Dr. Danny Xiao, associate professor of civil engineering, gave Dylan Notsch, Will Straka and Nic Oesau the opportunity to investigate the impact of anti-icing on concrete […]